I really like the absurdist humor, but also found it very cinematic...
making fun of the "psychological-thriller/horror" genre, but also taking it seriously.
- Yedidya Gorsetman (director, Empathy Inc.)
2020 / Color / USA / 8 minutes
Limited Time Offer Act Now is a high-octane thriller-comedy short film shot in Skokie, Evanston, and Chicago, Illinois, in the spring of 2019, and completed that summer. It will premiere at the 2020 Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Charles Henderson is an average everyday guy living in the suburbs. After receiving an urgent piece of mail, he realizes his life may not be quite what it seems, and embarks on a desperate search to uncover his true reality. Filled with intense acting, heart-pounding music and mind-boggling camerawork, this high-octane thriller-comedy promises to keep you glued to your seat all the way through to its shocking ending.
2020 Sunscreen Film Festival (St. Petersburg, FL)
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